Dr. Karen Columbus, MD

Dr. Karen Columbus, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. Karen Columbus, MD is a general surgery specialist in Cincinnati, OH and has been practicing for 28 years. She graduated from A Einstein Col Med Yeshiva Univ in 1985 and specializes in general surgery.

4850 Red Bank Rd Ste 300

Cincinnati, OH 45227

Contact Information

(513) 221-2544

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Columbus performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Breast Cancer
very high
more than 98% of peers
Breast Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Columbus's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Columbus does not have any board certifications listed.

15  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Aneurysm
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hernia
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Vascular Disease

13  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • A Einstein Col Med Yeshiva Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Columbus has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Columbus has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Columbus' Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Columbus to family and friends
14 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Columbus' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I am 26 years old and a reoccurring biniegn cyst in the crease of my right breast. Dr Columbus did my surgery, she had to take off around 2 inches of skin and I am extremely happy with the results. I pictured my boob looking like sally off of the nightmare before Christmas (just a stitched up...more
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